'Time taken to make these bookings? Half an hour - about as long as it takes to get served in my travel agent.'Reuse content
EVEN if you are heading away from the mainstream, DIY travel can save cash. Mark Steptoe from Middlesex wanted a long weekend in Stockholm and checked at his local agent. His suspicions were aroused when he saw that prices increased in summer: 'Strange, when Swedish hotel prices virtually halve during July and August.' So he fixed his own trip, saving nearly 40 per cent on a brochure price of pounds 450.